it reminded us that we have a very fast company here, with assets and networks across the wireless, wireline traditional, wireline fios that together, in providing normal services and in time of recovery, give us the power to respond to customers faster. if we go back in recent times, our dedication to making sure that the backup power works and is reliable, we brent monthly honor generators, sometimes weekly, and we plan to prepare for these outages. that has been a strong reminder also. >> mr. mudge, about 25% of cell towers went out of service because of hurricane sandy. the "wall street journal" said, the fcc tried to require backup batteries.